“There is no footprint too small to leave an imprint on this world.” -Unknown We continue May’s theme of Black Motherhood with a heartfelt conversation with two mothers that have lost their children, way too soon. And we know that it is always way too soon to lose a child. First, Lilada is joined by her […]
Two women leaders join Carousel today: State Representative Chris Taylor on her proposed Use of Force legislation for law enforcement, and Marilyn Townsend about her unanimous Wisconsin Supreme Court victory for workers.
This month is National Bike Month, and today we be celebrate the bicycle: bikes, riders, and those who write about bicycles. Today Patty focuses on people who were not bicycle commuters in the sense of “ride your bike to and from your job this week.” Instead, she looks at the people who rode bikes across the Mexico/U.S. border in […]
In his 1998 book, “Outliers,” author Malcolm Gladwell makes the case that if you want to become an expert at something — playing or composing music, for example — all you need to do is put in 10,000 hours of diligent practice. No genius required. Writing two decades earlier, playwright Peter Sheaffer took a diametrically […]
Are you looking forward to having a robot drive your car? Or does the prospect of handing the wheel over to a machine fill you with trepidation? Love ‘em or hate ‘em, driverless cars are on their way. Before they become commonplace, driverless cars have a few obstacles to overcome. Peter Rafferty is the Program […]
At a news conference in April, after a particularly busy night of gunfire reports, Madison Police Chief Mike Koval told reporters that Madison needs to have a “come to Jesus moment” about the amount and nature of gun violence in the city. Koval argued that the Madison Police Department has too few patrol officers and […]